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  • VMware Cloud is now live on AWS — and IT pros just did a little happy dance

    VMware Cloud is now live on AWS — and IT pros just did a little happy dance

    When VMware announced it was partnering with AWS last fall, it turned more than a few enterprise heads. After all, we’re talking about one company that dominates virtual machines on-prem, and the other in the public cloud. Together, the two companies make a powerful combination — and VMware made the whole shebang official today at VMworld when it announced that VMware Cloud was live… Read More

  • VMware expands hybrid cloud strategy with series of announcements at VMworld

    VMware expands hybrid cloud strategy with series of announcements at VMworld

    VMware, the company that gave rise to the virtual machine concept in the enterprise data center, announced a series of products and services today at VMworld in Las Vegas that show a company clearly shifting to managing hybrid environments. The hybrid strategy really began to gain momentum last year when the company forged agreements with the top public cloud vendors including Microsoft… Read More

  • 10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

    10 Startups In The VMware Universe Worth Tracking This Week At VMworld

    The VMworld annual virtualization geek out begins this week in San Francisco. The big topic that will dominate all others: the radical transformation of the data center as a flood of data makes the old IT ways just seem antiquated and ill-fitted to the reality of a new mobile-first world. A host of startups are emerging that leverage VMware’s dominant position in the enterprise. Here are… Read More

  • What Is An Open Cloud And What Isn’t?

    What Is An Open Cloud And What Isn’t?

    Over the past few days I’ve been in San Francisco for VMware’s annual show and in San Diego to spend some time with  the technologists at CloudOpen – the Linux Foundation’s first cloud only event. The two shows demonstrate how the cloud world is maturing.  And as it matures, the stakes will get higher. This is quite evident when you consider how much VMware is trying… Read More

  • VMware Gets A New Boss – Paul Maritz Turns Over Job To EMC COO Pat Gelsinger

    VMware Gets A New Boss – Paul Maritz Turns Over Job To EMC COO Pat Gelsinger

    Paul Maritz turned over the job of VMware CEO to EMC’s COO Pat Gelsinger on stage at VMworld today.  It’s a move long expected that tells us more about the company’s future direction as it moves into new territory beyond its enterprise kingdom. There are battles ahead with the likes of Cisco, trust to gain and lose with the open source community. Gelsinger will now have to… Read More